Financial Accountant / Project Administrator Calgary / In-Office

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Our client is a forward-thinking organization focused on a vision for education that inspires students to be technology creators and innovators. As part of their commitment to connecting with industry and post-secondary institutions, they are seeking a motivated individual to join their team.

Job Description

As the Financial Accountant / Project Administrator, you will play a crucial role in managing financial transactions and providing administrative support for projects. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in general accounting, QuickBooks, and a proven track record in project administration.


  • As we have a building management component to this role, activities will include:
    • Completing RFPs for the major building expenses
    • Establishing/confirming building management procedures including a system to deal with tenant requests.
    • Third party reporting as needed
    • Accounting and tracking of expenses as per agreements, including preparing for an audit.
    • Coordinating with other tenants to move into the building and managing access.
    • Assisting with the hiring of a facilities manager
  • Manage all aspects of accounting, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll processing, and general ledger maintenance.
  • Utilize QuickBooks Online to maintain accurate financial records and generate financial reports as needed.
  • Assist in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis to support project planning and decision-making.
  • Maintain project documentation, including contracts, invoices, and correspondence.
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure efficient project coordination, including scheduling, resource allocation, and task tracking.
  • Prepare and process invoices, purchase orders, and expense reports.
  • Support project teams in administrative tasks such as meeting coordination, travel arrangements, and communication with stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial and project-related regulations and policies.
  • Perform general office administrative duties as required.


  • 3-10 years of general accounting experience, including experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger.
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online is not a requirement, however, is a ‘nice to have.’
  • 2-5 years of project administration experience, including project coordination and documentation management.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in financial recordkeeping.
  • Must have a ‘can do’ attitude and starts with ‘yes’.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Why Join Our Client

  • You have a ‘can do’ attitude and would fit right perfectly with this fast paced team.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and collaborative team.
  • Commitment to professional development and growth.
  • A positive and inclusive work environment.

Salary:** $75,000 per year

For more information, please contact Catherine Brownlee,